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Great Ideas Lightning Talks

Have you been doing something unique and innovative in your library? Share your great ideas in the fast format of a lightning talk. Proposals are due November 1, 2021.

Great Ideas Lighting Talks are 5 minute sessions that engage the audience and feature new or innovative ideas.

The deadline to apply is November 1, 2021

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In this competition, brave souls present timed talks on a set of never-before-seen slides. Contestants are expected to weave their comments around the projected images, and string the talk on a theme announced on the spot. Impromptu nonsense is guaranteed, and you’ll be amazed, and amused, by the creativity of contestants.

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Scholarly Forum: Contributed Papers

Contributed Paper sessions provide a forum for TLA members to present  and publish their research in the Texas Library Journal.

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